MARK JUDGE: Home Depot Demotion, and Why Journalists Suck. “Wouldn’t the world be a better place if journalists had the same accountability as, say, your local Home Depot worker? If Home Depot guys screw up, there are consequences. They get fired, demoted or sent to a different department. I’ve worked both at a Home Depot and as a journalist, and there’s only one field that punishes mistakes.”